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2014 Animal Feeds Formulation Training Course

The Chemical Engineering division successfully organized, a five (5) day training course on animal feed formulation in June last year (2013), which attracted thirty five (35) participants from all over the country.

This year, in May, 2014, we will be undertaking a similar training together with animal health and nutrition experts from University of Nairobi. The course targets small scale farmers, entrepreneurs and individuals who would like to venture into feed formulation and manufacturing.

The course content will include basics of animal nutrition, feed ingredients, feed analysis, feeding standards, ration formulation(using computer software) and a visit to animal feeds factory for practical training.



5 days (5th -9th May ,2014)

KShs 30,000

Cost includes training materials, lunch, tea and snacks

NB: The training cost does not include accommodation. Kindly, the participants are advised to arrange for their accommodation in Nairobi for that week.

The training will be held at KIRDI South C Headquarters’ on Popo road, off Mombasa road, Nairobi. Please register at our Accounts office, South C Headquarters’. Payment can also be made into our account and the deposit slip availed for issuance of receipt and capture in registration. Account details are as indicated below:

Account Name: KIRDI

Bank: National Bank of Kenya,

Branch: Harambee Avenue Branch

Account Number: 0100300903200



Only limited spaces are available. Closing date for payment is 25th April, 2014.

For more information or enquiries, please contact us;

Phone: 020-6003842, 020- 6009440,

Cell: 0722 789911/ 0727 302575/0722 148013

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Download the training advert here.


Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute (KIRDI) is the National Industrial Research, Technology and Innovation Institution established in 1979 as a multidisciplinary Institution to conduct Research and Development in Industrial and Allied Technologies.

Vision: To be a Centre of Excellence in Industrial Research, Technology and Innovation
Mission: To undertake Industrial Research, Technology and Innovation and disseminate findings that will have positive impact on National Development

Our Contacts

KIRDI Head Quarters

South C Campus - Popo Rd. Off Mombasa Rd. 

P.O. Box 30650-00100

Nairobi, Kenya.

Tel:  +254-20-6003842
       +254-20-2388216, 2393466

Fax: +254-20-6007023

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